Contact our Lay Chaplains by using the form on the Contact page or calling our office administrator at 778-791-7952.
Beacon’s Lay Chaplains and Minister offer ceremonies that recognize and honour your personal traditions and values. They will plan with you and officiate for you to commemorate life’s important events.
- Marriage or Commitment Ceremony
- Celebration of Life, Memorial Service
- Child Naming
- Divorce Ritual
- Pet Memorial
- House Blessing
In order to incorporate your wishes, most ceremonies include an in-depth interview with you.
- Weddings with rehearsal: $300
- Memorials: $300
- Other Rites: $150-$300
- Zoom Tech Support: $75 per ceremony
- Video and/or chat record: $25 per ceremony
- Travel: $0.60/km over 10 km
Sue Sparlin is a local actor and singer. She has officiated in rituals which included practices from various faith traditions, blending them into a meaningful ceremony for the participants. In planning for your wedding or memorials she offers both an extensive choice of words and encourages you to include your own.
Janet is a Unitarian ministerial aspirant, and is training to be a Spiritual Director. She says that “co-designing meaningful rites of passage and officiating at ceremonies for the most significant moments in community members’ lives is an honour, a privilege, and a pleasure.”